Author: Claire Solery

It’s this time of year already and we are happy to invite you to check out our long-standing partner NEMO’s annual conference. Each of NEMO’s conference is the occasion to catalyse great discussions on very topical issues for European professionals and this year we go back at the very (beating) heart of the museums with […]

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A couple of months  ago, #dayoffacts encouraged cultural institutions – museums, libraries, universities… – to share actual facts about climate change, human rights, gender equality against a backdrop continued political controversy and unrest. The initiative, even though it is declared as not political, clearly aimed to fight against the rise of “alternative facts”, reality-twisting lies […]

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We’re very happy to announce that We Are Museums has just entered women-centric Paris Pionnières‘ pre-incubation programme and is now starting a 1,5 year journey towards a dramatic evolution of our project. We are mostly known for organizing events, but we never saw nor presented ourselves as an event agency. Our main motivation when we […]

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Museums are entering an era of deep change in their physicality. Meant to elevate our spirit, educate us and teach about history, they are becoming economic agents of our society and ACMIX is one of the most relevant and newest examples, of a “next generation creative hub”. Last May 2016, the Australian Center of Moving […]

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Meet Acclimatize, the Moderna Museet participatory platform for renowned and climate conscious artists to help change minds, and for users to submit their own works on climate change. Ylva Hillström, Curator Education at the Moderna Museet helps us shed light on the belief behind the project. Climate change is both a trendy and hotly debated subject. How does […]

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Not so long ago, we were in Latvia to help launch the first edition of Museum Tomorrow, Latvia’s new network for museum professionals who want to exchange and collaborate with a focus on innovation. We helped with the idea but this has been the work of the Latvian National Museum of Art and the Latvian […]

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Last 13 September in the evening, strange and beautiful creatures could be sighted at the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin … The most spectacular was the 360° Giraffatitan, the Jurassic superstar of the museum, usually all bones and now brought back to life. It can be beheld with a VR device or simply on YouTube. […]

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We Are Museums has been to Riga a total of 4 times in the past year, so it’s safe to say we are quite enamoured with Latvia’s capital. The past week saw We Are Museums meet all of its partners, explore museums, coworking spaces, contemporary art offering, healthy cafés and much more to prepare for […]

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Each year, the IK Prize brings great inspiration to the museum world. It highlights innovations stemming from designers and creators, born between the walls of Tate where it grows in the public eye before being assessed and evaluated.  We were fortunate enough to have Tony Guillan, IK Prize Project Manager with us last June at We […]

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Riga and We Are Museums go way back, when we met Anna Balandina (here she is talking to the Museum Week!), Head of the Communication Department at the Latvian National Museum of Art back in 2015 in Berlin. We have since discussed the opportunity to visit the capital of Latvia for our yearly event which […]

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